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Six arrested in connection with BSSC paper leak

| Updated: Feb 10, 2017 01:32 IST

Bihar, [India], Feb. 9 (ANI): As many as six people have been arrested in connection with the Bihar Staff Selection Commission (BSSC) examination paper leak. The paper was leaked on Monday late night, following which the exam was cancelled. Secretary of Bihar Staff Selection Commission Parmeshwar Ram was detained by the Patna Police after a Special Investigation Team (SIT) found convincing evidence against him at his house. The examination is conducted for appointment of clerks in the state government, the first phase of which was held last Sunday. According to reports, the questions were leaked on WhatsApp, an online chatting platform as soon as the exam began at 11 a.m. on Sunday. As many as 27 people have previously been arrested by the police for allegedly possessing electronic devices meant for helping candidates in writing the paper for second phase of the examination. (ANI)